Venue Hire

Located just 5 minutes from Melbourne's CBD The Dax Centre is an elegant, contemporary venue suitable for a range of events. Spaces for hire include the Main Gallery inclusive of a multimedia gallery, a separate seminar room and an onsite 250 seat auditorium.

The gallery space features exhibitions by artists with a lived experience of mental health issues. It can accommodate 200-300 guests, standing room. It is also suitable for seated events such as celebrations, launches, panels, seminars, business meetings and conferences.

With onsite car parking and public transport stopping directly out the front of the venue, The Dax Centre is the unique hidden event space you've been searching for.

Gallery tours
We can provide a guided tour of our current exhibitions as part of your event. Learn about the artworks and artists' stories, the history of The Dax Centre and the heritage listed Cunningham Dax Collection. 1 hour or 2 hour guided tours are available as part of your event. Please speak to us about your needs or head to our Group Tours page
The Kenneth Myer Building and The Dax Centre Gallery are accessible by wheelchair. Please contact us for any specific accessibility questions or requirements.

    30 Royal Parade
    Kenneth Myer Building
    Parkville Vic 3010
    +61 3 9349 2538 


    Wednesday to Friday
    11.00am to 3.30pm

    Other times by appointment

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    Part of the SANE Australia Group

    The Dax Centre acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as traditional custodians of the land on which it operates. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging, and value the rich history, unbroken culture and ongoing connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to country. The Dax Centre values diversity. We are committed to proving a safe, culturally appropriate, and inclusive service for all people, regardless of their ethnicity, faith, disability, sexuality, or gender identity.

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    SANE is a public company limited by guarantee and registered tax-exempt charity with DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) status.

    Charity ABN 92 006 533 606. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. SANE, PO Box 1226, Carlton VIC 3053.